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Colbert: Paul Ryan should be the vice pope

Stephen Colbert described Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) much-criticized budget as following the guidelines of Christianity in the Republican way. Colbert was fully behind the congressman, whose budget would keep tax cuts for America’s wealthiest citizens while inducing painful cuts for the country’s middle class and poor. And Colbert defended Ryan…

Stewart asks Republicans: ‘Are you on crack?’

Jon Stewart had just one question Monday evening for angry Republicans upset over President Barack Obama using the killing of Osama bin Laden in a campaign ad against Mitt Romney: “Are you on crack?” The Daily Show host reminded those upset over Obama’s move of what his predecessor George W.…

‘West Wing’ cast reunites for a very important initiative

Fans of the series “The West Wing” will recall that some of the show’s best moments were the “walk and talk” sequences, where cast members would begin a conversation on the go from one meeting or location to another, often adding and losing participants as the discussion evolved on its…

Colbert to Chinese activist: Canada way more ‘into human rights’ than U.S.

Stephen Colbert provided advice Tuesday evening to escaped Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, saying that Mexico or Canada would be better places to go to instead of America. After labeling him a “badass” for leaving his country, Colbert renamed Chen “Eric” and described what he would tell him. “Hey Eric, you…

Stewart creates penis video camera for Tony Perkins

In the latest installment of his “Gaywatch” segment, Jon Stewart mocked Family Research Council President Tony Perkins Monday evening for saying candy company Just Born was “sexualizing candy” with an ad about how the duo Mike & Ike had split. The Daily Show host reacted to Perkins’ peculiar attack by…

Colbert tackles the Obama slow-jam backlash

No matter what the president does, conservatives are going to find fault with it. Remember “DijonGate?”  Early in the the president’s term, he and Joe Biden went out for a cheeseburger, surrounded by a flock of eager media.  Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham made hay for about a week of…

Jon Stewart excoriates Murdoch’s mind-boggling level of corruption

Rupert Murdoch, head of the embattled media conglomerate NewsCorp was back before Parliament this week.  His previous testimony revolved around his many newspapers’ proclivity for hacking into the voice mail accounts of various celebrities, the families of British troops killed in action, and most memorably, the cell phone of a…

Colbert: Global warming caused by immigrants

One thing audiences love about conservative firebrand Stephen Colbert is that he’s not afraid to state the uncomfortable truths, the things that lie beyond the realms of liberals’ namby-pamby notions of “political correctness.”  Time and time again the “Colbert Report” host has shown us that such murky territory sometimes provides…

Stewart asks top astrophysicist if asteroid mining is bulls**t

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took a break from the endless cycle of Republican primary election coverage to look at a news story that appeals to the sci-fi geek in all of us, asteroid mining. A group of billionaires, including tech executives and pioneers…

Colbert: Canada’s glow-in-the-dark coin is a threat to America

Stephen Colbert was both enamored and concerned Tuesday evening with Canada developing a glow-in-the-dark coin, the first of its kind based on a dinosaur fossil. Worried that young Americans would be impressed over their neighbors to the north’s new coin, Colbert warned his country about the threat Canada is bringing…

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